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VIA in the News: Delegate Landes Visits VIA

August 22, 2018 | Programs

The Chairman of the House of Delegates Education Committee, Steven Landes (R-Weyers Cave) visited VIA on Tuesday, August 21st. The visit provided opportunity to discuss the challenges presented by the rising incidence of autism, and for the Delegate to learn first-hand how VIA works with our public school partners to strengthen education and service delivery for…
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In “Aktion” – What’s New Around VIA

September 8, 2017 | Programs

The beginning of a new school year is a time for taking stock and starting new things across all of our programs.  Here are a few snapshots of new things in the works across VIA. Adult Academy – Kiwanis Aktion Club On August 29, VIA’s Adult Academy hosted the first meeting of Aktion (pronounced “action”)…
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VIA Offering Safety Training for Families

August 8, 2017 | Programs

In July, VIA offered an intensive course of behavioral safety training for a group of parents, staff, and local professionals. The sessions lasted 10 hours over two days and covered strategies for crisis prevention and crisis management. It was a substantial time commitment, but one that had clear value for the families involved. “I wish…
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Building Field Day

June 6, 2017 | Programs

VIA’s annual Field Day is coming this Friday. And thanks to these three fine folks it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. Jeanette and Alex and Shane have been resourcing and outsourcing and crowdsourcing to set up a panoply of summer treats. How did they get involved, you ask…..?  Well, there’s a story…
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Connecting with Community in April

May 5, 2017 | Events

Autism is a condition that erodes human connection. It can isolate individuals, it can isolate families, and it can break apart communities. That’s why, as VIA founder David Gordon is sometimes heard to say: “the solution is connection, community.” At VIA we work to foster connections and community every day. But the month of April…
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